• First Methodist Church on Grand Ave

    Joseph Brown Photography

    Looking east down W Wisconsin Ave from N 11th St, possibly sometime not long after 1907. At left is the first Methodist Church, which was built in 1907 and demolished in 1966 to make way for the expre…

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  • Kinnickinnic and Pryor, looking north

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of S Kinnickinnic Ave and E Pryor Ave, looking northwest on S Kinnickinnic. The spire for Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the…

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  • Intersection of Broadway and Kilbourn after widening

    View of the intersection of North Broadway and East Kilbourn after the widening of the street. St. Mary's church is on the right. Cars on the street. Other buildings near by. Streets--Kilbourn Ave. [1…

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  • St. John's Episcopal Church from Pierce

    This photograph shows a man standing by a fence. There is a large tree obscuring the view of a house behind the fence. St. John's Episcopal Church can be seen in the distance. BC216ppx / View to the e…

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  • First Baptist Church

    This is an exterior view of First Baptist Church from the southeast corner of N Milwaukee and E Wisconsin Ave. Several people stand in front of the building. The building was erected in 1845 and the c…

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  • Corner of Kilbourn and Broadway

    Breitwish, A. J

    An easterly view of the intersection of Kilbourn and Broadway. Dahl Motors Studebaker sales is on the left side. Old St. Mary's Church is on the right side. Cars parked on the street. Streets--Kilbour…

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  • North on 9th across Kilbourn, after widening

    Schultz, F. W

    This photo shows what the area of N 9th St and W Kilbourn Ave looked like before the expressway was built. The Milwaukee County Safety building can be seen at right, and behind it the spire of Trinity…

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  • Trinity Church and School

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and school from N 8th St. The view mostly focuses on the rear of the church, with the school only slightly visible at left. M. C. P. 1139F / S…

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  • West Center Street and North 18th Street, 1920

    A view of West Center Street, looking west from North 18th Street. Ludwig Motor Car Co. is located on the left side of West Center Street and the German Evangelical Immanuel Church is on the next bloc…

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  • Raised View Looking North Along Broadway

    St. Mary's Church stands at the far corner of Biddle (now Kilbourn) and Broadway. The foreground corner is Mason and Broadway - small shops cover the plot where the Hathaway Building would later stand…

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  • West on Michigan from Milwaukee River

    This photo, taken from an elevated position, looks west across the Milwaukee River and up W Michigan Street. The photo was likely taken sometime in the 1870s. West Michigan, or Sycamore Street as it w…

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  • Rice's Deli and Legal Diet

    This photograph shows part of the 4600 block of W Burleigh St. From right to left are Rice's Deli (4610), Men's Room Tobacco (4618), Spic and Span Dry Cleaners (4620), Rabinovitz Brothers Kosher Meats…

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  • Aerial view of Kilbourn and Broadway

    A view of Kilbourn Ave and Broadway Street from the 8th floor of the City Hall building. St. Mary's church on the right side. Dahl Motors on the left. Cars parked on the street. Other buildings near b…

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  • Kinnickinnic from near Potter, looking north

    This photograph shows S Kinnickinnic Ave, looking north from E Potter Ave. A vacant Kosciuszko Furniture storefront (2637 S Kinnickinnic Ave), the Bay View Hobby Shop (2635 S Kinnickinnic Ave) and the…

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  • S 51st at W Forest Home, before reconstruction

    This photo shows the intersection of S 51st St and W Forest Home Ave before reconstruction work was done on S 51st St. Although the back of the photo gives the date as around 1960, it is actually 1956…

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  • North on S 13th from Maple St

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph looks north on S 13th St from W Maple St, towards W Forest Home Ave. The neighborhood appears to be a mixture of commercial and residential, with a St. Jacobi Lutheran Church at the en…

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  • Holy Trinity Church from 4th St

    Robinson, Cervin

    An exterior view of Holy Trinity from the southwest corner of south 4th and West Bruce streets. East(Front) and North Elevations, Aug 1960, Cervin Robinson, Reproduced from the collections of the Libr…

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  • Saint John's Cathedral Spire from N Jackson St and E Kilbourn Ave

    Cars are parked along a tree-lined street. The spire of Saint John's Cathedral can be seen in the background of the photograph. Streets - Jackson. May 1962. St. John's Cathedral (background). Jackson…

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  • View from First Methodist Church tower

    Milwaukee Journal

    A view looking east in 1935 from the tower of the First Methodist Church, built 1907 and demolished for the freeway in 1966. The Central Library can be seen at center, with the Wisconsin (Mariner) Tow…

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  • 12th & Walnut

    This photograph shows building on the corner of N 12th St and W Walnut St. The building is painted white, and faded signs for Palay's Men Clothing store can be seen on the front and side of the buildi…

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